Under the contract, which is the sixth from Solaria Energia, Spire will provide assembly machines, laminators, and a module simulator, all together capable of processing over 100 MW of PV modules annually for Solaria Energia’s plant in Fuenmayor, Spain.
“[Solaria] recognises the need to automate key manufacturing steps to increase their production. Spire has more than 80 assemblers in the field or under contract. Using today's high efficiency cells, this represents nearly a gigawatt of production capacity. Our system is a workhorse in the industry,” says, Roger G. Little, Chairman and CEO of Spire Corporation.
Dario Lopez, Deputy General Manager of Solaria Energia, adds, “This contract represents an important milestone in our expansion process … and with this agreement we will be able to strengthen our position not only in Spain but also in global markets.”